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COVID-19 Policy: Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person classes. Click here for instructions. Masks are strongly recommended in inside classrooms. Masks are always welcome. There are HEPA air purifiers in all four of our main classrooms at The Social Chico. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or any other communicable illnesses, such as a cold or the flu, please stay home.

 
  • 108-Form Tai Chi: Beginning
  • Instructor: Lenora Wong
    Dates: 9/13/2022 - 12/9/2022
    Days: Tu F
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 19
    Location: Center for Spiritual Living
    Room:
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class meets twice a week.
    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • 108-Form Tai Chi: Intermediate
  • Instructor: Lenora Wong
    Dates: 9/13/2022 - 12/9/2022
    Days: Tu F
    Times: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sessions: 19
    Location: Center for Spiritual Living
    Room:
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class meets twice a week.
    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • 24-Form Tai Chi
  • Instructor: Mike McCluskey, Mary McCluskey
    Dates: 9/12/2022 - 12/8/2022
    Days: M Th
    Times: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Sessions: 20
    Location: The Terraces
    Room: Long Exercise Room
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class meets twice a week.
    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Always Whole: Wholeness Practices for Everyday Life
  • Instructor: Suzanne Bonneau Miller, Laura Grattan
    Dates: 9/24/2022 - 9/24/2022
    Days: Sa
    Times: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Armchair Travel Sketching Journal
  • Instructor: Marvey Mueller
    Dates: 10/31/2022 - 12/5/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Art Speaks: Writing to Art
  • Instructor: Joan Goodreau, Jean Varda
    Dates: 11/2/2022 - 11/30/2022
    Days: W
    Times: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: Other
    Room: See Notes
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class will meet at the Janet Turner Print Museum on the Chico State campus.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Aviation History: Bomber Barons over Europe in WWII
  • Instructor: Gary Hendrickson
    Dates: 9/13/2022 - 12/6/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Beginning Guitar: Level 2
  • Instructor: Phil Elkins
    Dates: 9/12/2022 - 11/28/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sessions: 6
    Location: The Terraces
    Room: Natural Light Room
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class will meet on the second and fourth Monday of each month.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Chico State Faculty Lecture Series: In-Person
  • Instructor: Sandra Flake
    Dates: 9/14/2022 - 12/7/2022
    Days: W
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Cracker Barrel: In-Person
  • Instructor: David Price
    Dates: 9/12/2022 - 12/5/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Cribbage: Learn and Play
  • Instructor: Susan Levine
    Dates: 9/16/2022 - 12/9/2022
    Days: F
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 9
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Curated Conversations with Chico Performances: Americana Music 1930-1980
  • Instructor: Stephen Cummins
    Dates: 9/6/2022 - 9/6/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Americana Music 1930-1980 (Jim Lauderdale and Dustbowl Revival The Americana Tour)
    Lecture: Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 1pm
    Performance: Friday, September 9, 2022, 7:30pm

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Curated Conversations with Chico Performances: Ukrainian Culture
  • Instructor: Stephen Cummins
    Dates: 9/27/2022 - 9/27/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Ukrainian Culture (DakhaBrakha)
    Lecture: Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 1pm
    Performance: Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 7:30pm

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Curated Conversations with Chico Performances: D√≠a de los Muertos
  • Instructor: Stephen Cummins
    Dates: 11/8/2022 - 11/8/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Día de los Muertos (Las Cafeteras presents Hasta La Muerte, A Day of the Dead Celebration)
    Lecture: Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 1pm
    Performance: Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 7:30pm

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Curated Conversations with Chico Performances: Vocal Jazz 1920-1950
  • Instructor: Stephen Cummins
    Dates: 1/24/2023 - 1/24/2023
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Vocal Jazz 1920-1950 (Jazz at Lincoln Center presents: Songs We Love)
    Lecture: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 1pm
    Performance: Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 7:30pm

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Curated Conversations with Chico Performances: Modern Dance
  • Instructor: Stephen Cummins
    Dates: 2/14/2023 - 2/14/2023
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Modern Dance (Pilobolus: BIG FIVE-OH!)
    Lecture: Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 1pm
    Performance: Friday, February 17, 2023, 7:30pm

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Curated Conversations with Chico Performances: California Trees
  • Instructor: Stephen Cummins
    Dates: 2/28/2023 - 2/28/2023
    Days: Tu
    Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    California Trees (Treelogy: A Musical Portrait of Redwood, Sequoia, and Joshua Trees Featuring Billy Childs, Steven Mackey, Gabriella Smith, and Delirium Musicum)
    Lecture: Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 1pm
    Performance: Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 7:30pm

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Demystifying Annuities: In-Person
  • Instructor: Miste Cliadakis
    Dates: 9/21/2022 - 9/21/2022
    Days: W
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This will be a one-day class offered as part of my Women & Money: Take Control of Your Finances series. This class is only open to women.

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Instructor: Richard Utter
    Dates: 11/1/2022 - 11/29/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Estate Planning 101
  • Instructor: Dana Campbell
    Dates: 9/14/2022 - 9/28/2022
    Days: W
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 3
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Estate Settlement: What You Need to Know
  • Instructor: Miste Cliadakis
    Dates: 9/28/2022 - 9/28/2022
    Days: W
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 1
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This will be a one-day class offered as part of my Women & Money: Take Control of Your Finances series. This class is only open to women.

 

  • Feng Shui in the 21st Century
  • Instructor: Valerie Althoff
    Dates: 9/15/2022 - 10/13/2022
    Days: Th
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Forgiveness
  • Instructor: Rosie Potestio
    Dates: 11/1/2022 - 12/6/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Garden Gourmands
  • Instructor: Debra Barger, Debi Durham
    Dates: 9/23/2022 - 10/14/2022
    Days: F
    Times: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: Other
    Room: See Notes
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Registered participants will receive the specific garden location/address via email one week before each tour. There will be a no-host lunch held after each class from 12 to 1pm.
    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Great Decisions: In-Person
  • Instructor: William Tefteller, David Price, Myron Flindt
    Dates: 9/15/2022 - 12/8/2022
    Days: Th
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • How to Protect Yourself from Financial Scams & Fraud
  • Instructor: Steven Cliadakis
    Dates: 10/10/2022 - 10/17/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Sessions: 2
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Class rescheduled from 9/12 & 9/19
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

 

 

  • Lincoln on Democracy
  • Instructor: Charles Copeland
    Dates: 9/14/2022 - 12/7/2022
    Days: W
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Copies of the book will be provided to registered students.

    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Mindfulness for Health and Well-being
  • Instructor: Rosann Lampkin
    Dates: 10/6/2022 - 12/8/2022
    Days: Th
    Times: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sessions: 7
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    In addition to the seven-week class, there will be a day-long event on Saturday, December 3. Details will be disclosed closer to the start of class.

    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Music and Musicians
  • Instructor: Walter Coffey
    Dates: 9/16/2022 - 12/9/2022
    Days: F
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Sessions: 9
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Music of the Carter Family
  • Instructor: Rebecca Herring Reiner
    Dates: 9/15/2022 - 12/8/2022
    Days: Th
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • National Security and the US Intelligence Community
  • Instructor: Terry Wilson
    Dates: 9/12/2022 - 12/5/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Poetry for Pleasure
  • Instructor: Paul Belz
    Dates: 9/16/2022 - 12/2/2022
    Days: F
    Times: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Sessions: 6
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    We meet every other Friday, skipping breaks and holidays. We will meet September 16, 30, October 7, November 4, 18, and December 2.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Race in American Art & Literature
  • Instructor: Robin Dizard
    Dates: 9/15/2022 - 12/1/2022
    Days: Th
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 9
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Retirement Planning & Investments in a Changing Economy
  • Instructor: Steven Cliadakis
    Dates: 9/26/2022 - 10/3/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Sessions: 2
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Sing Gospel Music
  • Instructor: Phil Elkins
    Dates: 9/19/2022 - 12/5/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sessions: 7
    Location: The Terraces
    Room: Natural Light Room
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class will meet on the first and third Monday of each month.
    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Skeleton Keys: How Forensic Anthropology Helps Solve Crimes
  • Instructor: Eric Bartelink
    Dates: 8/30/2022 - 9/20/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Sessions: 4
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Skeptic's Guide to the Universe
  • Instructor: Gary Hedlind
    Dates: 9/13/2022 - 10/11/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class counts toward the 3-class limit.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Tectonic Shifts & Current Geo-Politics
  • Instructor: George Wright
    Dates: 9/8/2022 - 10/13/2022
    Days: Th
    Times: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Sessions: 6
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Gordon 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class will start one week early.

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • The Cost of Discipleship
  • Instructor: Terry Hunt
    Dates: 9/12/2022 - 12/5/2022
    Days: M
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    The seven religions are: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. The class participants may choose to read The World's Religions by Huston Smith.

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • The Ganges and Mekong Rivers with Sue Perkins
  • Instructor: Walter Coffey
    Dates: 9/16/2022 - 12/9/2022
    Days: F
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sessions: 9
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 2
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Tuesday Tunes: In-Person
  • Instructor: Bitz Haley
    Dates: 9/13/2022 - 11/8/2022
    Days: Tu
    Times: 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    Sessions: 5
    Location: Haley's Martial Arts Center
    Room:
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    This class meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. We will meet September 13, 27, October 11, 25, and November 8.
    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.
 

  • Writer's Workshop
  • Instructor: Paul Belz
    Dates: 9/14/2022 - 12/7/2022
    Days: W
    Times: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Sessions: 10
    Location: The Social Chico
    Room: Bradley 1
    Fee: Included

     Show Description

    Proof of vaccination is required for all in-person meetups. Click here for instructions.